Posts from GovCon Daily for 10/7/2014

Mark Gray On His 1st 100 Days as ASRC Federal’s CEO, Firm’s Contract Vehicle Push

ExecutiveBiz: What led you to join ASRC Federal and what areas have you focused on since then? Mark Gray: ASRC Federal is a great platform for organic and acquisitive growth. We have several subsidiary companies and a shared services capability that have evolved and are being optimized to accelerate growth…
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Ranaan Horowitz: Elbit Systems to Help DHS Demo Broadband Services in Interoperability Push

An Elbit Systems subsidiary has been selected to test the Department of Homeland Security‘s broadband services for public safety operations. Elbit Systems of America will demonstrate WideBridge, which works to combine mission systems with the Federal Information Processing Standards-approved BlackBerry BES10 workspace and Etherstack’s P…
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Deltek Breaks Down $206B in Potential Defense, Civilian Contract Awards for FY 2015

Deltek expects the federal government to award up to $206 billion in fiscal year 2015 contracts for information technology support and other professional services, Federal Times reported Sunday. Aaron Boyd writes that projection represents a $145 billion increase from Deltek’s estimated total value of the top 20 GovCon opportunities during FY 2014…
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Michael Wehner: Berkeley Nat’l Lab Seeks to Address Input-Output for Big Data

Michael Wehner, a senior staff scientist at the Energy Department‘s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory computational research division, has discussed the laboratory’s work to produce large volumes of weather simulation data in an interview with Information Week published Friday…
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Software AG Unveils Updated Streaming Analytics Platform; Wolfram Jost Comments

Software AG has launched a new version of its Apama Streaming Analytics platform with multichannel data streaming and parallel processing functions, native integration with Software AG Universal Messaging and a shared developer environment with other products…
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Jamie Thomas: IBM to Offer Data Storage Tools in Software-Defined Model

Jamie Thomas, general manager of storage and software-defined systems at IBM, has said that the company’s storage business will leverage a software-defined model for its portfolio in order to facilitate enterprise data storage flexibility and interoperability…
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